Sunday, January 20, 2019
Trump and Xi Jinping: China, US Trade war escalates - The United States escalated its trade war against China, slapping steep tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Thursday. The move triggered a swift tit-for-tat retaliation from Beijing, even...
China – U.S. Trade Surplus Hits $28 Billion in June Despite Trade Tensions - China’s trade surplus with the United States swelled to a record in June as its overall exports grew at a solid pace, a result that could...
A combo picture of Emmanuel Macron (L), head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader. Reuters Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron extended his lead in...
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, managing country’s relationship with North Korea Authorities in Malaysia are looking for 117 North Koreans who have overstayed their work permits, according to the country’s Immigration Department. Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali, director-general of Malaysia’s Immigration Department...
By Olusegun Ogundeji Japan's leading banking groups are pouring money into the country’s largest Bitcoin exchange, BitFlyer. The experiment they are about to perform means a lot for the global financial services market. The $1.75 mln funding comes from Mizuho Financial...
Donald John Trump's inauguration is now a thing of the past. He has been sworn in as the 45th President of America and as part of his inauguration speech, he said that American need to think big and dream...
South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye has finally lost the battle to stay in office as the Constitutional Court today upheld her impeachment by the parliament. She was indicted over a graft scandal involving big business, including Samsung, that has gripped...
The World Bank, yesterday, announced it has successfully raised $4 billion from 88 investors across the globe, including Nigeria, to support development programmes around the world. The World Bank disclosed this in a statement entitled: “World Bank raises USD $4...
The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new travel ban executive order Monday, sources tell ABC News. The new executive order officially revokes and replaces the controversial order signed by President Trump in January and blocked by the 9th...
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Rex Tillerson as the secretary of state. He succeeds Senator John Kerry, who left with President Barack Obama. The former chairman and chief executive of ExxonMobil faced a tough series of confirmation...
U.S. authorities said on Monday they had found no direct links between Islamic State militants and the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, describing him as a homegrown extremist who was inspired by radical...
Donald Trump on Sunday compared the U.S.'s trade deficit with China, which he regularly laments and vows to tackle as president, to rape. "We can't continue to allow China to rape our country, and that's what they're doing," Trump said...
Mitsubishi Motors Corp said that domestic orders have halved since it revealed it cheated on mileage tests, intensifying concerns over whether it can survive considering its already chequered history of scandals. Japan's sixth-largest automaker admitted this week that it used...
British Prime Minister Theresa May faced pressure to resign on Friday after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom. The pound fell sharply amid fears the Conservative leader will be unable to form a...
The euro slipped against the dollar on Monday after a violence-marred independence vote in Spain’s Catalonia region and as higher U.S. Treasury yields drove the dollar up across the board. Investors were watching the political situation in Spain nervously, after...
Palm oil production in Malaysia, the world’s second largest producer, is expected to increase by 15.5 per cent this year and will grow by 2.5 per cent in 2018, the government said on Friday. Malaysian output is forecast to rise...
An Islamic State terrorist group has been reported to have hacked into United States government-owned websites, leaving the message “You will be held accountable Trump, you and all your people for every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries”...
Turkey will not allow the Dutch ambassador to Ankara to return to Turkey and has suspended high-level diplomatic relations between the two countries. Deputy Turkish Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus who announced this in Ankara noted that the escalation of disagreement...
British business confidence has fallen sharply since the snap election that left Prime Minister Theresa May weakened ahead of Brexit talks, according to a survey by the Institute of Directors published on Monday. The survey of nearly 700 members of...
  The U.S. Treasury Department's top anti-money laundering official is resigning to take what sources said on Tuesday was a top post at HSBC Holdings Plc , which is struggling to meet terms of an earlier settlement with the U.S....
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